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Antique map of America by Magini - Keschedt

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America - Magini - Keschedt, 1597.


Old map of America, by Giovanni Magini.

Engraved by Girolamo Porro.

Date of the first edition: 1596
Date of this map: 1597

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 12.5 x 17.5cm (4.9 x 6.8 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Excellent.
Condition Rating: A+
References: Burden, #97: Meurer (Cologne), Mag 63.

From: Geographicae Universae tum veteris novae . . . Auctore Io. Ant. Magino. Cologne, P. Keschedt, 1597. - Pirate edition after Magini's original work of 1596.

Ortelius informed Magini in November 1597 about this and the publication was stopped till 1608 when a new edition was issued by Keschedt.

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